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Diabetic father

My father drinks a lot, he is also diabetic. Will his drinking problem affect his diabetes. He has two-three drinks every night - whiskey and water.
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Dr. Raja Selvarajan Bangalore | Diabetologist
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Drinking Alcohol in moderation is acceptable. Alcohol is known to reduce blood glucose values, make sure adequate food / carbohydrates are consumed post drinking else it would result in hypoglycaemia , especially when combined with medications ( oral / insulin )
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